[Samba] strategy to migrate dc from one pc to another.

karel.de.macil at free.fr karel.de.macil at free.fr
Thu Jul 16 14:07:48 UTC 2020

Hi i have been able to install samba on a buster and transfer the fmo to 
All is working like a charm.
Your help have been very hhumm helpfull...

thanks you and all who have tried to help me :)

Le 16/07/2020 10:13, L.P.H. van Belle via samba a écrit :
> Hai,
>> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
>> Van: samba [mailto:samba-bounces at lists.samba.org] Namens
>> karel de macil via samba
>> Verzonden: dinsdag 14 juli 2020 21:55
>> Aan: samba at lists.samba.org
>> Onderwerp: [Samba] strategy to migrate dc from one pc to another.
>> >> Yes, you can run the internal dns server on one DC and Bind9 on
>> >> another, I also know that you should upgrade jessie as soon as
>> >> possible, it is now EOL.
>> >> Rowland
>> which lead me to my second question:
>> I have a AD primary DC who is under debian Jessie as previously said.
>> When i have try to update it to stretch all sort of weird bug have
>> appears
>> on the ad (authentication not working anymore with the ip of the
>> computer when trying to connect with remote desktop, but working with
>> full computer name MOST of the time but not always etc...).
>> I have googled a bit but not seeing too much people having to
>> confront this, and the people who have have just abandoned the 
>> migration.
>> So does this situation ring any bells to someone ?
> Yes. It does.
> This is due the "big" change made in 2016 by Microsoft.
>> At this time i have revert to a former backup and back to my jessie.
> More important and not known, where u used RDP, which Client OS+version 
> is used.
>> What i want to do is to create a new dc on stretch or buster, make it
>> secondary, wait it to synchronise, declare the second one as dead and
>> make the second the primary one. Am i wrong somewhere ?
> Nope and this is also the best option.
> I could assist in a Jessie to stretch to buster upgrade.
> Only thing is, i know whats coming and i recommend setup a new server
> setup straight on buster.
> Sieze the FSMO, and remove the old server.
>> Any advice ?
> See up ;-)
>> best regards.
> Greetz,
> Louis

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